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Enable Multicast Filtering?

Posted on 2008-10-21
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Is it good I idea to enable multicast filtering igmp on the procurve 4202vl switch? The reason I ask because I'm running Windows 2003 NLB.
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If you are running any multicast on your network at all, then yes.
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What other software or program running multicast application?
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We use ghost, and depend on ip igmp beeing set.
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Then definitely enable it.
Otherwise, your network could take a performance hit.
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